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Scrap man carrying two fridge freezers on his van roof fined over £1,000 for not having proper licence

A Newark area man who was stopped by police at Cranwell with a van so laden with scrap it had two fridge freezers strapped to the roof has been ordered to pay more than £1,000 in fines and costs after admitting not having the proper licence.

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Manorcrest directors Leigh Hall and Dean Wann

Skegness to see share of £35 million investment from developer

Skegness is to see a share of a £35 million investment by a developer which is building residential developments in the town.

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Police believe these watches may be stolen.

Do you recognise these watches?

Police are appealing for the owners of watchers, believed to be stolen, to come forward.

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Clive Pouncey, Coastwatch station manager, the High Sheriff of Lincolnshire Mrs Jill Hughes, Commander Lesley Suddes RN Chairman NCI, Coun Dick Edgington, Mayor of Skegness  and Bill Skelly, Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Police. ANL-170327-124909001

New £30k watchstation opens along Skegness coast

Volunteers who are the eyes along the coast will be making sure visitors stay safe in the Skegness area from a new £30,000 lookout.

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Skegness CID would like to hear from anyone who recognises these watches, which are believed to have been stolen. ANL-170329-145050001

Are you owner of stolen watches recovered in Skegness?

A number of watches that are believed to be stolen have been recovered in Skegness.

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Matt Warman.

COLUMN: Article 50 delivers on a promise many voters doubted

As Theresa May triggers Article 50, marking the moment the formal process begins for taking the United Kington out of the European Union, here is Boston and Skegness MP Matt Warman’s comments on this historic day.

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Good hygiene is particularly important in preventing yourself or others from becoming infected

Struck down by a stomach bug? Take care and don’t overshare as Norovirus spreads

When it comes to sickness and diarrhoea, no-one likes it when you overshare – particularly if that means spreading a virus around.

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MISSING: Samantha Baldwin

Concern growing for missing mum and two young children

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of 42-year-old Samantha Baldwin and her two children who have links to Lincolnshire.

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Crew preparee Skegness' old lifeboat the Lincolnshire Poacher for launch for the final time. Pictured (left to right) are retiring coxwain Ray Chapman, John Irving, Gavin Abbott, Richard Watson, Mark Holley. ANL-170703-091150001

‘Selflessness, skill and courage’: Tribute to former Skegness coxwain

Skegness’ new RNLI lifboat the Joel and April Grunnill will be officially be named on Saturday. In the week before a new era for the brave crew and volunteers begins, the Standard pays tribute to Ray Chapman - the coxwain who recently retired with the old lifeboat, the Lincolnshire Poacher:

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The war grave of Frank Blood, from Skegness.

Appeal over Second World War grave

A Dutch national is appealing for information about a fallen Second World War servicemen from Skegness after adopting his war grave.

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The store on Wainfleet Road, which is listed in the official paperwork to East Lindsey District Council as Apex (Premier) Local Stores.

Skegness store has licence suspended after employing illegal worker

A Skegness convenience store has had its licence suspended for three months after police said an illegal worker was arrested on the premises.

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Rod Stewart tribute night to raise money for hospice

A woman is holding a charity night in Skegness to say thank you to hospice who cared for her sister in the final days of her life.

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The new one pound coin. ANL-170328-132420001

Skegness area ‘ready’ for new £1 coin

Visitors to the Skegness coast can expect to use the new £1 coin at arcades and the majority of car parks.

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Coun Daniel McNally (left) with Craig Leyland, the newly-elected chairman of the Louth and Horncastle Conservative Association.

UKIP county councillor defects to Conservatives

One of Lincolnshire’s leading UKIP county councillors has defected to the Conservative Party, just weeks before the county council elections.

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Free travel vaccinations and gluten-free foods could all vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

Free travel vaccinations and gluten-free foods could all vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

NHS England is to launch a consultation next month which could see GPs stop prescribing medicines which are available over the counter for a fraction of the cost.

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Are condoms a smoking alternative? Teenager points out strange Tesco layout in ALL stores

Are condoms a smoking alternative? Teenager points out strange Tesco layout in ALL stores

Tesco have been left stumped after a teenager pointed out an unusual placement of condoms across all of their stores.

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UPDATE: Aswardby car fires ‘arson’

Police have confirmed the three cars in Aswardby severely damaged by fire was arson.

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Rising to the challenge in Tesco supermarket. EMN-170314-165636001

Oar-some charity effort by gym

More than £300 was raised for charity by rowers taking part in a 24-hour challenge in Skegness.

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Singer Ricky Valance, who is supporting the Royal Air Force with his last single before retirement. Picture: One Media iP Ltd

UK chart-topper’s farewell recording

Chart-topping Welsh singer and now Skegness resident Ricky Valance has spoken to The Standard about his last recording before retirement.

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